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STA 500MG TABLET

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Composition for STA

Mebendazole(500 mg)

food interaction for STA

alcohol interaction for STA

pregnancy interaction for STA

lactation interaction for STA

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Sta 500mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Sta 500mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for STA

Mebendazole(500 mg)

Uses

Sta 500mg tablet is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections.

How it works

Sta 500mg tablet belongs to a class of medicines called as anti-helmintics. It acts by inhibiting glucose uptake by larvae and adult helminthes; thereby killing them.

Common side effects

Raised itchy skin rash, Allergic reaction, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Flatulence, Rash

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Expert advice for STA

  • Do not take the medicine if you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine.
  • Avoid taking mebendazole If you are suffering from any brain disorder.
  • Take special precaution while taking mebendazole if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
  • This medicine is not recommended for children less than 2 years old.

Frequently asked questions for STA

Mebendazole

Q.Does alcohol affect mebendazole?
The effect of alcohol on mebendazole is not known. However, it is advisable not to consume alcohol while taking mebendazole. Always consult your doctor regarding its use

Q.Does mebendazole kill tapeworms/ roundworms/ pinworms?
Mebendazole is effective against tapeworms, roundworms, pinworms

Q.Does mebendazole cause diarrhea?
Yes. Mebendazole causing diarrhea is uncommon.Consult your doctor if you experience such side effect.

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Content on this page was last updated on 11 November, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)